Paper Pixels

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Paper Pixels

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Aram Bartholl’s Paper Pixels – “Paper Pixels is a 30 inch, 8 x 8 pixel, manually controlled screen. Each of the 64 pixels is illuminated steadily by a light bulb. Apart from the light bulbs, no further electronic parts are used. The display is controlled by a long paper strip – the data medium – into which have been punched holes arranged along 64 rows or “tracks”. As the strip is pulled by hand between the light sources and the pixels, these holes control each of the pixels individually.” [via] – Link.

2 thoughts on “Paper Pixels

  1. gamera99 says:

    Here is my visual basic manifestation of papier pixels; a vb 6.0 program which recreates the Aram Bartholl’s 8×8 display using an Access database instead of a paper roll for data storage:
    http://webpages.charter.net/exocet/papierpixel.html

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